history is closely linked to coca's strugle for its existence. Cocaine persecution
conditioned the Nation's political, rural and social developments.
Coca and cocaine persecution have undersocred
corruption, land-ownership concentration,
poverty, lack of basic infracture, unsatisfied basic needs, a tradition of
extractivisim and contraband. Thus laying the groundwork for
a large-scale drug market and unsustainable environmental policies .
These are some of the historical moments:
Sustainability and Drugs- A Historical Review of Rural Developments
and the Drug Market in Colombia:
Coca becomes cocaine
Cocaine becomes a way of life
The "moral war on drugs, and insurgency